Certificate of Lawful Use or Development (Proposed) Application Checklist

In order for your application to be accepted as valid you need to comply with the National Requirements set out here.

The most effective way of submitting an application is to apply online using the Planning Portal.  This will save you the cost of printing and postage. 

National Requirements

Application Form 

Site Location Plan  

Such evidence verifying the information included in the application as can be provided. 

Such other information as is considered to be relevant to the application. 

The fee schedule: Schedule of Fees    

All submitted plans must be to a recognised scale, plans that include the words 'Do Not Scale' will not be registered. 

Advice for hard copy applications: 

2 sets of paper documents need to be provided.  

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Check: 

To ensure your application is processed and validated quickly, please DO NOT INCLUDE SIGNATURES or any personal information that requires redacting within any of the plans or accompanying documents other than the application forms. 

If information of a personal nature needs to be submitted as a material consideration, please include this in a separate document clearly marked as such.